Definition of Ob river
1. Noun. A major river of western Siberia; flows generally northward and westward to the Gulf of Ob and the Kara Sea.
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Literary usage of Ob river
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1. Catalogue of the Birds in the British Museum by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1885)
"... ob river, Aug. 18 (Dr. Finsch). 18 (Dr. Finsch). Marka Kul, Chinese Altai, June 8 (Dr. Finsch). ..."
2. On the Outskirts of Empire in Asia by Lawrence John Lumley Dundas Zetland (1904)
"Nine years ago a vast virgin forest covered the banks of the great ob river, through which the railway forced its way. Now a settlement of 30000 inhabitants ..."
3. Around the World Via Siberia by Nicholas Senn (1902)
"This plain extends to the great ob river, and it cost us three days to cross it. Toward the eastern part the trees are larger, flowers more numerous and ..."
4. The Journal of Geography (1915)
"In Siberia the ob river system stretches from south of the Chinese boundary to the Gulf of Ob, on the Arctic Ocean, with a total navigable length of 16869 ..."